Definitions

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  • proper n. A region in Northeastern Labrador and Quebec claimed by the Inuit.

Etymologies

From Inuktitut "Our beautiful land". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 2008, the government of Nunatsiavut, which represents five Inuit communities in Labrador province, alerted the museum to the situation, and Field Museum officials began acting to right its past wrong.

    Field Museum Returning Inuit Remains It Stole From Marked Graves

  • Johannes Lampe of the Nunatsiavut government gave the museum credit, but was eager to resolve the situation.

    Field Museum Returning Inuit Remains It Stole From Marked Graves

  • From west to east these are Nunakput (the western Arctic); Nunavut (the central and eastern Arctic); Nunavik (northern Qu├ębec); and Nunatsiavut (northern Labrador).

    The Inuit in a Challenging World

  • We are one people divided by modern political boundaries from east to west -- Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), Nunavut (the new territory) and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories.

    Ongoing Challenges for the Inuit People of Canada

  • The Nunatsiavut Governments silence on this issue is deafening, no surprise there.

    Doing the right

  • A study done by Canadian university researchers and the Nunatsiavut government found 75% of northern Labrador Inuit are either overweight or obese.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Meanwhile, the leader of Nunatsiavut, the Inuit government that provides many public services on Labrador's northern coast, said the death of Burton Winters was a tragedy that could have been averted if the military had responded earlier.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Lyall said Nunatsiavut is demanding a permanent search and rescue presence in Labrador.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The Department of Fisheries and Oceans DFO is testing the carcasses, but Nunatsiavut conservation officer Ian Winters said many people in the area believe DFO hasn't acted quickly enough.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Lawyers estimate as many as 6,000 people could be covered by the class action, with about 4,000 of them constituents of the northern Labrador Inuit Nunatsiavut government.

    CBC | Top Stories News

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